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Record lap has Kevin Harvick on Sprint Cup pole at Bristol

...qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season.The veteran driver won the pole position for Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night. It's his series-high fifth top starting spot of the season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-22/record-lap-has-kevin-harvi
Ryan Blaney surges past Kyle Busch to win Nationwide race

...inside, and Busch never quite caught up. SPRINT CUP: NASCAR will promote its revamped Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format with a new advertising...battle. One will prevail" theme as the Sprint Cup will be decided in a winner-take-all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-22/ryan-blaney-surges-past-ky
Tony Stewart to sit out Michigan Sprint Cup race

...International Speedway, skipping a second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup race since striking and killing a driver in a dirt-track...a day after he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car event in Canandaigua, New York. After Stewart clipped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-14/tony-stewart-sit-out-michi
Softbank replaces longtime Sprint boss Dan Hesse after dropping T-Mobile takeover bid

NEW YORK - Sprint's new owner is replacing its longtime...Brightstar, will replace Dan Hesse on Monday, Sprint Corp. said Wednesday.Claure, 43...Japan. Softbank bought 70 percent of Sprint last year.Sprint shares plunged in midday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/softbank-replaces-longtime
New Metro Market opening Friday next to Augusta Common

...toothpaste.After nine months of renovation, Sprint Food Stores Inc. will open its first...Anna Felz, the director of marketing for Sprint Foods and the Metro Market.The store...Market also offers catering services.Sprint Foods purchased the Broad Street building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-20/new-metro-m
Returning to track remains 'lowest priority' for grieving Tony Stewart

...since he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during an Aug. 9 sprint car race. His Stewart-Haas Racing team will not pressure...wins and trophies and a berth in the important Chase for the Sprint Cup championship have all been put into perspective in a sport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-18/returning-track-remains-lo
Overtime

...Joe Gibbs Racing has hired Carl Edwards to drive a new fourth Sprint Cup car in 2015.The team also added Daniel Suarez, who will...since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. in an Aug. 8 sprint car race."I didn't feel like it was the right time (to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-19/overtime
Jeff Gordon takes Michigan race for third win of year

...I'm as shocked as anybody else."Gordon raced to his third Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday...victories this season have all wrapped up spots in the Chase for the Sprint Cup.Kenseth remains the top driver without a victory in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-17/jeff-gordon-takes-michigan
Jeff Gordon shatters track record en route to Michigan pole

...of 206.558 mph, winning his 76th career pole in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series. Gordon shattered the previous mark of 204.557...UNCERTAIN FUTURE: Tony Stewart is skipping a second consecutive Sprint Cup race, and it is not clear when the NASCAR star might return...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-15/jeff-gordon-shatters-track
Some big names haven't made the Sprint Cup Championship yet

Eleven spots are filled for the upcoming Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.That leaves just five openings ? and only...remaining to get one of the guaranteed entries. For Aric Almirola, Sprint Cup's newest winner, things couldn't be better. His rain-shortened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-09/some-big-names-havent-made